Major Gen. Theresa C. Carter, U.S. Air Force civil engineer, will become special assistant to the commander of the Air Force Materiel Command. She will relocate from the Pentagon to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
Brig. Gen. Timothy S. Green, director of installations and mission support for the Air Combat Command, located at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia, succeeds her in the renamed role of director of civil engineering. Other staff and organizational changes in the service's engineering and construction operations also are expected, but a spokesman could not provide details at ENR press time on March 10.
Mauricio Alonso has joined engineer Thornton-Tomasetti as senior vice president in its property-loss consulting practice. Based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., he will focus on developing work in Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Miami, Alonso was CEO of the Latin America region for Crawford & Co., a major insurance-claims management firm.
Shawmut Design and Construction, Boston, has charged Chief Operating Officer Les Hiscoe with the added role of president. The construction management firm says Hiscoe spearheaded the launch of its New York City and Los Angeles offices.
Several new executives have joined design firm Stantec. Dan Bernstein is now U.S. oil-and-gas vice president. He was president and general manager of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Process Unlimited International, a 450-person firm acquired in early March. Ron Boyd is managing leader of Stantec's Virginia-based environmental services team. He was president of Williamsburg Environmental Group, Williamsburg, Va., a 115-person firm acquired in December. David Dixon, a partner at Boston consultant Goody Clancy and founder of its planning practice, has joined Stantec as a senior principal.
Steve Johnson has been elevated to executive vice president of GEM Inc., a Walbridge, Ohio, industrial specialty contractor. He was senior vice president of construction. Johnson is secretary of the Association of Union Contractors, a 2,500-member contractor group in Washington, D.C., and vice president of the Mechanical Contractors of Northwest Ohio. GEM is a unit of contractor The Rudolph-Libbe Cos. Inc.